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Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator Cookbook by Andreas Baumgarten, Samuel Erskine, Steven Beaumont

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Deploying software updates

Deploying software updates for organizations is usually a very well documented and executed process with appropriate change controls or it is simply not done. In the latter case, this is due to the fear of the risk introduced, complexity, and the time it can consume.

This recipe will show you an example of how to automate your process for patching devices with controls using SCORCH.

The following diagram shows the defined business process covered in this recipe:

Deploying software updates

Getting ready

This recipe will leverage System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) to deploy a set of updates to a device.

Before creating this recipe you ...

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